* Location :- Mandi.
* District :- Himachal Pradesh.
* Exact location :- 31o-13′ -20″̀ to 32o-04′-30″̀ latitude north and 76o-37′-20″̀ to 77o-23′-15″̀ East longitude.
Map of Himachal Pradesh
How can we reach mandi ( connectivity) :-
By train , by airplane , by road.
By Train: The nearest rail head is Jogindernagar which is 55 km from Mandi.
About jogindernagar :- The large hydro-electric project in Joginder Nagar is a living tribute to man who has harnessed and tamed the wild and roaring river for his betterment. Here an electric trolley takes the visitor up the steep, rocky face of 2,500 metres-high(8,202 ft) mountain and drops sharply on the other side to Barot, where the reservoir is located. The railway line goes up to the power station, the water rushing down from the reservoir at Barot in the Uhl river through penstock pipes going down nearly a thousand meters (3,280 feet).
For tourists who go up to Barot by the trolley there is a comfortable rest house of the Electricity department. Bassi power station is five kilometers from Joginder Nagar and next to it, is Machinhar where fishing is not permitted as it is considered a sacred spot, but it is a popular as a feeding spot for fish.
The nearest railhead to Bhuntar is Pathankot with wide rail network across North India. Some of the express that pass through the station are Sealdah-Jammu Tawi Express, Himsagar Express, Hatia-Muri Link Express, Jhelum Express and Jammu Tawi-Ahmedabad Express. Trains available from Chandigarh station. |
ABSTRACT With the increasing demand for public transportation due to congested highways, trains have become one of the most viable alternatives, especially for daily commuting. While transit agencies are excited with the increasing ridership, they are also challenged with a higher volume of passenger flow and longer queuing lines at the existing stations. To improve the current situation and plan ...
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From | No. | Train Name | Arr. Time | Days Of Run |
| | | | M | T | W | T | F | S | S |
New Delhi | 4095 | HIMALYAN QUEEN | 10:25 | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y |
New Delhi | 2005 | KALKA SHTBDI | 20:45 | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y |
Howrah | 2311 | HWH DLI KLK MAIL | 03:15 | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y |
Allahabad | 4217 | UNCHAHAR EXPRESS | 09:55 | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y | Y |
Kochuveli | 2653 | SAMPARK KRANTHI | 15:40 | N | N | N | N | N | Y | N |
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By Air: The nearest airport is Bhuntar which is about 57 km from Mandi on Mandi-Kullu Highway.
New Delhi | Kingfisher Airlines | One way | Rs. 4641 |
By Road: It is well connected by road from Chandigarh, Shimla, Pathankot and Kullu. Regular buses, coaches and taxies play on these routes
Weather :- April, May and June are summer months offering very pleasant and warm climate. During winters in November to February the climate is very severe and the temperature reaches freezing point, and winters are accompanied by heavy snowfalls. The months July to September are the season for rainfalls. Mandi experiences average rainfalls during the monsoons.
Best time visit mandi is between march to October
RAIN FALL IN MANDI :-
Month | Average rainfall (mm) |
January | 61.25 |
February | 62.12 |
March | 57.57 |
April | 45.22 |
May | 64.61 |
June | 152.63 |
July | 293.63 |
August | 313.32 |
September | 131.94 |
October | 23.82 |
November | 14.22 |
December | 18.65 |
Total | 1239.98 |
FLORA & FAUNA
Himachal is a land of jade forests and fresh air. As much as 68% of the land area is covered with jungles. While the foothills and valleys are a refreshing green, the areas above the snow line are almost bare.
The southernmost tracts are dominated by sal (Shorea Robusta), sisham, chir pine, dry deciduous and moist broad-leafed forests. The temperate region above this grows oaks, deodar, blue pine, fir and spruce.
1. Black soils The principal region of black soils is the Deccan plateau and its periphery extending from 8°45’to 26o north latitude and 68o to 83o45′ east longitude. They are formed from Deccan basalt trap rocks and occur in areas under the monsoon climate, mostly of semi-arid and sub-humid types. The overall climate of black soil region may be described as hot and dry summer, 40-100 ...
You’ll mostly find alders, birches, rhododendrons and moist alpine scrubs in the name of vegetation. The tough rhododendron, by the way, is an amazing plant and of terrific importance in the ecological chain. Himachal is the fruit bowl of the country with orchards scattered all over the place. Meadows and pastures are often seen clinging to the dangerously steep slopes. After the winter snow thaws, the hillsides and orchards bloom with wild flowers, while gladiolas, carnations, marigolds, roses, chrysanthemums, tulips, lilies and other flowers are carefully cultivated.
The soil of the state can broadly be divided in to nine groups on the basis of their development and psyico chemical properties . There are :-
1. Alllavial soil .
2. Brown hill soil.
3. Brown earth.
4. Brown forest soil.
5. Grey wooded the soil found in the district of mandi is generally brown.
Merits & Demerits
1. MERITS :-
*EASILY AVAILABLE CONSTRUCTION
*GREENARY AROUND IE FRESH AIR THAN CITIES
*IT’S A HERITAGE PLACE
*GREAT EVENINGS AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ARE ATTRACTIONS
*CLIMATE HERE IS AWSOME
*BEST PLACE FOR A NATURE LOVER AS WELL AS ADVENTUROUS ONE.
2. DEMERITS :-
*Prone to landslides
* Disposable facility deficiency
* Transportation is difficult
*water facilities are less concerned.
Question :-why this site works for my icon ?
1. It is a scenic area.
2. This place has fully tree around it so he can get fruits, vegetable from them.
3. This is a place where air is so fresh & cool & this place is far from the city so there is no more pollution around him so it gives freshness to his mind & made him healthy.
4. He can make his vacation in good adventure because this place is full of adventure because there is hills around it.